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Wireless car updates to save billions, transform service experience, IHS predicts

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Over-the-air software updates are set to save automakers billions of dollars over the next decade and could fundamentally alter the relationship between drivers, automakers and dealerships, an IHS Automotive study reported.

Marchionne's Fiat-GM merger plan may wait for Ferrari spinoff

3 hours 12 min ago
While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't known for his patience, he's likely to wait until next year before making a bid for General Motors after months of talk about the potential of a deal.

Detroit 3 show interest in UAW health care overhaul idea

4 hours 28 min ago
The Detroit 3 automakers are showing increased interest in the UAW's proposal that they pool their healthcare systems, a sign that contract talks between the union and manufacturers are down to the big money issues.

UAW negotiators pledge they'll prevail in Ford contract talks

4 hours 44 min ago
UAW negotiators said they will prevail in their contract talks with Ford as a deadline to strike a deal approaches.

Ex-Tesla engineer charged with illegally accessing employee evaluations

3 September, 2015 - 23:17
A former Tesla Motors engineer has been charged in federal court with felony computer intrusion for accessing his manager's email account, sharing employee evaluations with others and posting confidential information on the Web.

NGK Insulators to pay $65.3 million U.S. fine for price-fixing, obstruction

3 September, 2015 - 22:11
Japanese auto supplier NGK Insulators has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $65.3 million fine for fixing prices of automotive parts and attempting to obstruct the ongoing global investigation into auto parts bid rigging, the U.S.

TrueCar inks partner deal with Sam's Club

3 September, 2015 - 22:01
TrueCar gained a key ally today with the announcement that it will partner with Sam's Club to offer members access to a new-car buying program.

Takata settles U.S. patent infringement case for airbag sensors

3 September, 2015 - 21:48
Two units of Japanese auto supplier Takata are settling a six-year patent infringement dispute with International Electronics and Engineering and its Detroit area subsidiary for $1.1 million.

Alcoa plans new randd center for advanced 3D printing processes

3 September, 2015 - 18:45
Metals company Alcoa said today it will invest $60 million to expand its randd center in Pennsylvania to explore ways to make 3D printing viable on an industrial scale to produce parts for the aerospace, automotive and construction sectors.

Jaguar offers free maintenance, cuts prices in U.S.

3 September, 2015 - 17:30
Jaguar is lowering its prices and rolling out free scheduled maintenance in the United States to remove what customers cite as key reasons consumers reject the British brand: high purchase and maintenance costs.

Lear buys downtown Detroit office building

3 September, 2015 - 17:16
Seating and electronics suppler Lear has purchased a 50,000-square-foot building in downtown Detroit for an undisclosed price.

Maserati dealer sues factory, alleging padded sales

2 September, 2015 - 22:04
A Maserati dealer has sued Maserati North America, saying the auto company insisted the dealership misrepresent sales, reporting 2014 vehicle sales as much as quadruple what they actually were, and discriminated against dealers who refused to...

Navistar reports a surprise Q3 loss amid U.S. investigation

2 September, 2015 - 21:52
Navistar International, the truck- and engine-maker that counts Carl Icahn as its biggest investor, posted a slight third-quarter loss when analysts had projected a profit.

Average U.S. new-vehicle mpg falls in August

2 September, 2015 - 21:13
The average stated fuel economy of new light vehicles sold in the United States fell in August and is down nearly 2 percent from the record high set a year ago, a University of Michigan report released today said.

Bill Ford says health care co-op possible in UAW talks

2 September, 2015 - 19:42
Ford Motor Executive Chairman Bill Ford said the company is considering a health-care co-op, an issue the UAW has raised in negotiations on a new contract.

German carmakers win U.S. antitrust approval to buy Nokia maps

2 September, 2015 - 19:14
German carmakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes have won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Nokia's maps business for around 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion), the Federal Trade Commission said today.

Nissan marketing exec Mohnke adds U.S. sales duties

2 September, 2015 - 18:50
Nissan North America's chief marketing officer Dan Mohnke will add U.S. sales to his responsibilities beginning today, the automaker said in a news release.

AutoNation August sales drop 5% on calendar quirk

2 September, 2015 - 18:38
AutoNation's U.S. new-vehicle retail sales fell by 5 percent from a year prior to 31,032 vehicles in August, a decline driven largely by a drop in import sales and the Labor Day weekend falling completely in September this year.

Hyundai brings back Nissan's Hatami as U.S. sales chief

2 September, 2015 - 15:00
Derrick Hatami, who left Hyundai last January to become U.S. sales chief at Nissan, will return to Hyundai to fill the company's new vacancy for a U.S. sales chief.

GM expects to be profitable in India in 5 years

2 September, 2015 - 13:53
General Motors expects to be profitable in India in five years as it cuts costs and works toward increasing local content in its cars, the automaker's India chief told Reuters.

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